A teenager struggles to come to terms with everything life throws at her.
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Series cast summary:
Brandy Norwood ...  Moesha Mitchell / ... 127 episodes, 1996-2001
William Allen Young ...  Frank Mitchell 127 episodes, 1996-2001
Marcus T. Paulk ...  Myles Mitchell 127 episodes, 1996-2001
Lamont Bentley Lamont Bentley ...  Hakeem Campbell 127 episodes, 1996-2001
Shar Jackson ...  Niecy Jackson / ... 122 episodes, 1996-2001
Sheryl Lee Ralph ...  Dee Mitchell 112 episodes, 1996-2001
Yvette Wilson ...  Andell Wilkerson 105 episodes, 1996-2000
Countess Vaughn ...  Kimberly Ann Parker 83 episodes, 1996-2001
Fredro Starr ...  Quinton 'Q' Brooks 49 episodes, 1996-2001
Ray J ...  Dorian 'D-Money' Long / ... 48 episodes, 1996-2001


"Moesha" is a sitcom (which took more of a dramatic turn in later years) that follows the life of a black teenager living in the Leimert Park section of Los Angeles, California. For years since her mother's death, Moesha Mitchell has taken care of her father Frank and younger brother Myles. So when a teacher at her school, Dee, marries Frank, Moesha feels her territory being encroached upon by a new stepmother. As time goes on, the two females of the house learn to appreciate and cherish each other. Moesha's boy-crazy best friends Kim and Niecy and eternally-hungry neighbor and pal Hakeem are there to support her through all the drama in her life--and there's always plenty. Andell, a local smoothie-shop owner, is another close confidante of Moesha's, lending her wisdom to the teen when needed. Over the years, Moesha clashes the most with her father, who has difficulty watching his "pumpkin" grow up and often hates her boyfriends, especially "Q." Upon graduating from high school, ... Written by JC

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A triple platinum album. A Grammy nomination. And now this... A fresh new comedy that's all that!


Comedy | Drama | Family


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The setting of the Mitchell household changed throughout most of the series. See more »


Myles: Dorian, you can keep begging until Lil' Kim comes out with a gospel album. It ain't gonna happen.
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Alternate Versions

Due to licensing, a majority of the music that featured in the original episodes is replaced with stock music in reruns and streaming services. See more »


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One of the best shows out there
24 November 2001 | by DarlyamsSee all my reviews

This started off brilliant, but recently, it has got so funny and so exciting. In the episode I was watching today Myles's girl friend thought she was pregnant from dancing and Moesha told Niecy that Q asked her to marry him.I just cannot wait till the next episode This show deserves a 100%, it is that good I would so recomend it to anyone who asked

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23 January 1996 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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